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The most famous man in America : the biography of Henry Ward Beecher

Author: Debby Applegate
Publisher: New York : Doubleday, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   book_printbook : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Presents the life of the nineteenth century orator, noted for his support of the abolition of slavery and the suffrage of women, as well as his friendships with some of the century's most famous writers such as Henry Thoreau, Mark Twain, and Walt Whitman.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Henry Ward Beecher; Henry Ward Beecher; Henry Ward Beecher
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Debby Applegate
ISBN: 0385513968 9780385513968
OCLC Number: 62302519
Awards: Pulitzer Prize, Biography, 2007.
Description: ix, 529 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Debby Applegate.
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Presents the life of the nineteenth century orator, noted for his support of the abolition of slavery and the suffrage of women, as well as his friendships with some of the century's most famous writers such as Henry Thoreau, Mark Twain, and Walt Whitman.

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